-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
John Carr

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Date of birth: 27th March 1917
Place of birth: Trimdon Grange, County Durham, England
Parents: Robert and Annie Carr
Wife: Mary Carr
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 100455
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

John was born on 27th March 1917 in Trimdon Grange, County Durham to Robert and Annie Carr. He was raised in Trimdon Grange (though his parents later moved to Buston Street, Newcastle) and had worked in the Wheatley Hill Colliery before joining the Navy in 1939.

He was the husband of Mary Carr, of 28 Byron Terrace, Shotton Colliery, County Durham. Together they had two children. John was 24 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 56, Column 1






Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Irene Gray (photo & information taken from 31st May 1941 "Newcastle Evening Chronicle," July 2017)